ISCJS promotes debate on Penal Code and the Penal Procedure Code

Praia, May 12 (Inforpress) – The Higher Institute of Legal and Social Sciences held on Wednesday, in Praia, a launch conference and debate on the Penal Code and the Penal Procedure Code in the 2021 review.

In statements to the press, Judge of the Sotavento Court of Appeal, Zaida Lima, explained that she decided to bring the theme “The media coverage of justice”, that is, the role the media have in the image the justice has before society because it is a current and transversal theme in the legal system and several others.

According to the person responsible, there were no amendments to be made to the Penal Code such as the Penal Procedure Code.

In her view, even in the face of legislative changes, the increase in investment in human resources, with a change in the mentality of judicial operators, the perception of justice remains the same.

At the time she acknowledged that sexual crimes against children are the ones that most undermining Cabo Verdean society and remains very present, despite the various investments made and all the information.



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